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Ham, the space fairing chimpanzee c. 1961

7 Animals Who Have Traveled to Space

In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, during the early stages of the Space Race, the Soviet Union conducted scientific and exploration research by sending canines into orbit, the United States sent primates. After dogs and monkeys went spiders, fish, and even a French cat. Who says there isn’t life off of Earth?! This post is dedicated to […]

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Space Perspectives

11 Ways That Space Allows a Look at Ordinary, Everyday Things from a New Perspective

The sunrise Astronauts on space station see the sunrise and sunset 16 times a day. On Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, astronaut Ron Garan used a high definition camera to film the sunrise as space station flew along a path between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Fire Gravity is a constant force on […]

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